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MHI Seminar Series presents Kryn Stankunas, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Biology Institute of Molecular Biology, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon

About the Principal Investigator:  The Stankunas laboratory pursues research on fundamental questions of vertebrate organ development and regeneration. They combine mouse and zebrafish genetics with cell, molecular, and systems biology approaches to determine how cell signals interface with epigenetic information to allow the heart, bone, and other organs/tissues to form and repair. They also develop … Continued

Merrimon Lecture: Finding the ‘Greater Good’ in an Era of Polarization: What Vaccine Hesitancy Has Taught Us

4008 Old Clinic Auditorium, Chapel Hill

The 45th Merrimon Lecture Heidi J Larson, Ph.D. Professor of Anthropology, Risk and Decision Science Director, The Vaccine Confidence Project London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Heidi J. Larson, Ph.D., is a Professor of Anthropology, Risk and Decision Science and is the Founding Director of the Vaccine Confidence Project at the London School of … Continued

Introduction to Assessing and Treating Trauma in Individuals with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities


Jean Mankowski, Ph.D. Dr. Jean Mankowski is a licensed psychologist and Clinical Assistant Professor who has practiced at the CIDD for 15 years.  She specializes in the assessment and treatment of individuals with behavioral and/or psychiatric difficulties in the context of neurodevelopmental disability. Dr.  Mankowski will review how experiences of trauma manifest in individuals with … Continued